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Computer Science

Belfer
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School and Bank of America Create Council On Artificial Intelligence

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at HKS has partnered with Bank of America to start an initiative to study the societal impacts of artificial intelligence.

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18
College

College Establishes Fund in Memory of Harvard Senior Alex Patel

The Fund will form a team of students who will serve as supplementary teaching fellows for various department courses and will provide individual tutoring to students.

Student Groups

Harvard Students Bring Hackathon to the Vatican

VHacks, which took place from March 8 to 11, was a joint-effort between Vatican officials, the Catholic think tank Optic, and students from Harvard and MIT.

Datamatch
On Campus

Datamatch

Datamatch, a free matchmaking service originally created by the Harvard Computer Society in 1994, has expanded to include Columbia, Barnard, Wellesley, and Brown University students.

SEAS Sophomore Convocation
College

SEAS Hosts Second-Ever Sophomore Convocation

The number of sophomore concentrators and the total number of SEAS concentrators are both record-highs for the school, according to SEAS spokesperson Paul Karoff.

Breaking the Silicon Ceiling
Computer Science

Computer Science Professor Seltzer to Leave Harvard

Seltzer has taught at Harvard since 1992; in 2000, she became the one of the first female junior faculty members at Harvard to receive internal tenure in Computer Science.

Harvard Undergraduate Concentrations by Year
College

Economics Remains Most Popular Concentration

Economics retained its position as the most popular concentration at the College this fall, with 671 undergraduates—​a slight increase from last year.

CS 182
College

CS 182

Sebastian Gehrmann answers a question from a student after the Computer Science 182: “Artificial Intelligence” lecture Tuesday afternoon.

Mark Zuckerberg
Computer Science

Mark Zuckerberg

Emerson Emerges
Computer Science

Computer Science, Philosophy Join Forces on Ethics and Technology

CS 108 is one of six computer science courses this fall that are co-taught by either professors or teaching fellows from the Philosophy department.

Breaking the Silicon Ceiling
SEAS

Students Promote Computer Science Professor for Harvard Presidency

Some students are launching an online campaign in an unconventional effort to promote Computer Science professor Margo I. Seltzer ’83 as a possible candidate for Harvard's presidency.

Professor James H. Waldo
Computer Science

Professor James H. Waldo

Computer science professor James “Jim” H. Waldo teaches the popular course, Computer Science 105: Privacy and Technology.

SEAS

Harvard Kicks Off Data Science Initiative With Seminar

Harvard marked the official launch of a new Data Science Initiative Monday afternoon, kicking off a multi-year plan aimed at bringing the University to the forefront of the field.

Pset Partner Night
Student Groups

Pset Partner Night

Harvard Women in Computer Science hosted a problem set partner night to help student taking computer science classes find partners for their assignments.

College

Some Accused of Cheating in CS50 Sought Legal Counsel

One lawyer said Harvard is unlikely to face lawsuits from students accused of cheating in CS50 because the cases are “awfully hard” to prosecute.

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